Hi! I'm Sarah Grace.
I'm a nurse with a passion for fitness. I've been lifting weights for a decade and have worked in the fitness industry as a group fitness instructor and personal trainer.
My relationship with exercise (and the gym) was, for a long time, toxic. Working out became a self-destructive habit in my life. For years, going to the gym was my escape from insecurity, confusion, depression and despair.
Eventually, my body became over-trained and exhausted from poorly structured workout routines. And in my heart, I was alone and lost.
Fitness had become my whole identity. And in it, I rejected God's love for my body and soul.
By His Grace, I have begun my journey of healing. I am daily reclaiming my identity as God's beloved daughter.
I strength train because I love it, and because it is a way to glorify God with my body and soul.
Saint Thérèse of Lisieux, the Little Flower, taught me about God's love.
I first read her autobiography, The Story of a Soul, when I felt too lost to pray. Saint Thérèse teaches me to love my littleness and my weakness and to keep turning my face towards my Father's love, like a little flower towards the sun.
God loves our littleness.
Wherever we are, He is reaching down to embrace us with love and mercy.